VINITA MAGOON, JAMES DOMDERA
The coming HCC overhaul will increase the importance of accurate and precise diagnosis coding to fully capture patients' health risks.
ERIK SETH KRAMER, BRANDY DEFFENBACHER, ELIZABETH W. STATON, PETER C. SMITH, JODI SUMMERS HOLTROP
Patients want weight management in primary care, but regular office visits tend to focus on comorbidities, leaving little time to talk about weight.
CHESTER H. FOX
These four steps can make the principles of motivational interviewing doable during brief office visits.
ANNE C. JONES, MEAGAN VERMEULEN
Tracking four key metrics can help practices identify the root causes of their access problems while addressing physician overload.
Even time-saving technology feels inadequate if you're bound to the nonclinical workload of primary care.
BRENNAN CANTRELL, KATE FREEMAN, MPH
Most AAFP members contract with 10 or more payers. The AAFP’s advocacy with health plans is critical to addressing this complex and unsustainable approach to coverage, payment, and reporting.
INCIDENT-TO BILLING FOR CLINICAL PHARMACIST SERVICES | REMOTE MONITORING OF MORE THAN ONE CONDITION | E/M SERVICES REQUIRING AN INTERPRETER | SCREENING FOR COVID-19 BEFORE SURGERY
IMPROVE INDOOR AIR QUALITY IN YOUR OFFICE | SCHEDULE LONGER APPOINTMENTS FOR PATIENTS WITH TRAUMA | USE COMMON SENSE TO EASE PRIOR AUTHORIZATION
Patients won't always follow our advice or behave the way we prefer. Making peace with that is better for us and them.
STEVEN WALDREN, EDMUND BILLINGS
This AAFP supplement describes key advocacy efforts as well as techniques, technologies, and transformations to help reduce your prior authorization burden without compromising patient care.
LAURA LEE HALL, WARREN A. JONES
The previous flu season saw significant racial and ethnic disparities in influenza vaccination rates. Family physicians can be instrumental in closing those gaps this season.
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